Irish Mixed Foursomes
The Irish Mixed Foursomes is a national mixed foursomes competition. The competition is a knockout matchplay tournament from the outset, with New Ross facing regional opponents in the first number of rounds. The Leinster semi finals and final are played at a neutral venue in August each year, with the winners going forward to the national semi finals.
New Ross won the All Ireland Mixed Foursomes in 1981.
- Team consists of 5 men and 5 women
- Played by Foursomes match play
- Age – not less than 18 on 1st of Jan on year of tournament
- Combined handicap of each pair must NOT be LOWER than 19 based on lowest playing handicap held during preceding calendar year
- Each player must have played a minimum of 4 qualifying competitions in the previous calendar year
- The handicap for matches is the lowest playing handicap in the previous calendar year*
- If combined playing handicap of any pair exceeds 27, the pair must play off 27*
- Match Play Handicap Allowance – half of the full difference between the combined handicap of either side.
- The men’s card will operate for stroke allowance. If card prescribes a match play allowance formula, this formula must be used. If not, use stroke index.
- All matches must be played to a conclusion (unless an overall result has been reached).
- Unfinished matches are halved.
- Teams may play in any combined handicap order
*changed since 2014
Team Managers 2016
Rory Hussey & Mary Kavanagh (087 7901251 – Rory)
New Ross have been drawn against Borris in the first round, with the match to be decided on or before Sunday April 10th. View the full draw below:
New Ross 3.5 v 1.5 Borris. New Ross face the winners of Wexford & Rosslare in the next round.